When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Course Code W24SCII02A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This course will prepare you for the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. You will be required to undertake a placement in a school in either a voluntary or a paid basis. Achievement on your course will be measured by the completion of assignments which will form part of your portfolio of evidence. Around 30% of your assessment will be via direct observation of your work based practice and supplemented by professional discussions which will be carried out by a course assessor assigned to at the beginning of the course. Your progress towards achieving the learning outcomes will be reviewed throughout the course. At the start of the course you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals such as progression to another course or employment.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Support positive relationships and environments for children and young people
  • Support positive behaviour, equality and inclusion
  • Work as part of a team in an school or college setting
  • Locate policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people
  • Support the teacher in planning learning activities

On successful completion of the course, you will achieve the following qualification: Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning [NCFE]

Class format and activities

Learning will be based around class discussions, small group teaching and individual and group research and presentation tasks.

Entry requirements

You will need English and Maths at Level 2 or above, and you should have successfully completed a Level 1 Teaching Assistant course prior to the start date.

What you need to know before you enrol

Excellent attendance of above 90% is expected from all students. You will need to be working with children or young people in a school either as a volunteer or in paid employment for a minimum of 12 hours per week for the duration of the course.

What you need

You will need access to a computer and internet connection to complete assignments.

What you can do next

On successful completion of this course, you can enrol onto the CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching, or seek employment within a school as a member of the support staff.